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Morning Feature – Jerking Knees, Part I: Kids at the Border

July 24, 2014

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Morning Feature – Jerking Knees, Part I: Kids at the Border

In early June, reports of disease-ridden, drug gang kids flooding across the border on promises of amnesty swept through the right-wing media and into the mainstream. Only weeks later did reporters start to push back. (More)

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Morning Feature – New Urbanism: Not a Panacea

July 23, 2014

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Morning Feature – New Urbanism: Not a Panacea

Developers tout new urbanism as creating walkable, connected, sustainable, green neighborhoods. But new urbanism raises as many questions as it answers. (More)

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Morning Feature – Handbaskets, Hell, and the World

July 22, 2014

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Morning Feature – Handbaskets, Hell, and the World

One of the characters in some of my older novels became famous for saying, “This county is going to hell in a handbasket.” He was referring to the “unusual” incidents I had to create to tell a story. (More)

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